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2009 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 1-1
Lifetime Asthma Population Estimates -- in thousands
by Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2009
 Age (years)
 15-34 

Characteristic†
All ages
Total
Children
Age <18
Adults
Age 18+

 0 - 4

 5 - 14

 15 - 34

 15 - 19

 20 - 24

 25 - 34

 35 - 64

 65+
Total:39,93010,19629,7341,6686,53412,4713,1243,7325,61514,9724,284
    Male18,5216,21012,3111,0624,0196,0021,6921,7982,5125,7921,646
    Female21,4093,98617,4236072,5156,4691,4331,9343,1039,1802,638
            
White Non-Hispanic:26,0915,05621,0356753,1438,1921,9252,5293,73810,6893,392
    Male11,7113,0768,6364451,9513,8619891,2471,6254,1431,311
    Female14,3791,98012,3992311,1924,3319361,2822,1136,5462,080
            
Black Non-Hispanic:5,9742,3003,6754791,4351,8756045007721,882304
    Male2,8601,3271,53323288190833417040474395
    Female3,1149732,1412465539672693293681,139208
            
Other Non-Hispanic:2,5897891,800118553842195*278369819258
    Male1,33954179894356463133*142*18832699*
    Female1,2502481,00224*19737862*135*181493159
            
Hispanic:5,2762,0513,2253961,4041,5634014267361,582331
    Male2,6101,2661,344290830769235239295580140
    Female2,6667851,8811065737941651874411,002191
            
    Puerto Rican:a1,08637371382*2352457845*12246559
        Male47826421463*1648646**33*150***
        Female608109499**71*159**38*8931545*
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a2,7111,1531,557222795830223262345708156
        Male1,376708668165468408138145126*25679*
        Female1,3354458895732742286117*21945277
            
Region:           
    Northeast7,2231,9065,3182481,1912,2076975559552,844734
    Midwest9,7892,6087,1815111,5623,3428369431,5643,431943
    South13,8413,69610,1466632,4484,1379491,3231,8655,1471,446
    West9,0761,9867,0902461,3342,7846439111,2313,5501,161
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.997,3212,7234,5986951,7452,3326118398822,111439
    1.00-2.4911,6233,0058,6174341,9184,1581,0521,3671,7403,5411,571
    2.50-4.4910,5452,2918,2542701,4553,2477728771,5984,3361,237
    4.50 and above10,4422,1778,2652701,4152,7346906491,3954,9841,038

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC    Compiled 1/3/2012

All relative standard errors are <30% unless otherwise indicated.

* Relative standard error of the estimate is 30%-50%; the estimate is unreliable.

** Relative standard error of the estimate exceeds 50%.

Numbers within selected characteristics may not sum to total due to rounding.

a As a subset of Hispanic.

b Missing responses imputed.

 

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